01-11-14 Pretty In Pink

If I had a true scientific interest in coral, I would have answers to the many things I wonder about when I look at it. I wonder, for example, about the many ways that coral seems to organize itself. I wonder about the age of coral we find along the shore. And in the case…

01-03-14 Countless Unseen Details

I have written about the “countless unseen details” that artists concentrate in their attempt to approach the “sublime” in their creations. In the case of this composite photo of brain coral, my title refers to Nature as the creator, not me. Frankly, all I did was record and compile the detail in this coral. But,…

An Abandoned World

This piece of coral was lying on a beach in Mexico that was covered with pieces of coral. I’m not sure what causes coral to wash up, or even what coral like this looked like when it was thriving in it’s undersea world. But I do know that the many small structure make for good…